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Penn State Research Foundation Assigned Patent

July 10, 2014



By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 10 -- Penn State Research Foundation, University Park, Pennsylvania, has been assigned a patent (8,771,741) developed by eight co-inventors for "in vivo photodynamic therapy of cancer via a near infrared agent encapsulated in calcium phosphate nanoparticles." The co-inventors are James H. Adair, State College, Pennsylvania, Mark Kester, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Peter C. Eklund, Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, Erhan I. Altinoglu, State College, Pennsylvania, Brian M. Barth, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, Timothy J. Russin, San Diego, James M.D. Kaiser, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Thomas T. Morgan, Pepperell, Massachusetts.

The patent application was filed on Jan. 22, 2010 (12/657,556). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=87,71,741.PN.&OS=PN/87,71,741&RS=PN/87,71,741

Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

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